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  • The Diary of Anne Frank (Abridged for young readers) by Anne Frank
    The Diary of Anne Frank (Abridged for young readers) (English, Paperback) Anne Frank

    An abridged edition that gives younger readers their first introduction to the extraordinary diary of an ordinary girl who has long become a household name. It features line drawings, family photographs, and an Afterword to explain why the Diary ends so abruptly.

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  • For the Love of Bob by James Bowen
    For the Love of Bob (English, Paperback) James Bowen

    The sequel to BOB: NO ORDINARY CAT. A special edition for children aged 11 and above of the number one bestseller THE WORLD ACCORDING TO BOB.

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  • The Ha Ha Bonk Book by Janet Ahlberg
    The Ha Ha Bonk Book (English, Paperback) Janet Ahlberg

    A collection of good jokes to tell your dad, mum, your baby brother, your teacher and anybody else you can think of, such as: What goes ha ha bonk? A man laughing his head off; What goes 99 bonk? A centipede with a wooden leg; What goes putt, putt, putt, putt, putt, putt, putt, putt? A bad golfer and more besides...

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  • Bob by James Bowen
    Bob (English, Paperback) James Bowen

    A special edition for children aged 11 and above of the number one bestseller A Street Cat Named Bob.

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  • Fantastically Great Women Who Made History by Kate Pankhurst
    Fantastically Great Women Who Made History (Paperback) Kate Pankhurst

    Fantastically Great Women Who Made History is the eagerly anticipated follow up to Kate Pankhurst's hugely successful, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, number one best-selling children's non-fiction title. This beautiful title looks at the stories, accomplishments and adventures of many more brilliant women from throughout history....

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  • Survivors by David Long
    Survivors (Paperback) David Long, Kerry Hyndman

    Winner of the Best Book With Facts Blue Peter Book Award 2017 Beautifully presented in a large, paperback format, and fully illustrated in colour throughout, this wonderful anthology is a treat for all the family.

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  • Kenzie's Rules For Life by Mackenzie Ziegler
    Kenzie's Rules For Life (Hardback) Mackenzie Ziegler

    Mackenzie Ziegler, singer, dancer and Instagram star, offers a great insight into her life

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  • Ice Trap! by Meredith Hooper
    Ice Trap! (English, Paperback) Meredith Hooper, M. P. Robertson

    The story of Shackleton's amazing adventure in the heroic age of Antarctic exploration.

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  • Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine
    Henry's Freedom Box (English, Hardback) Ellen Levine

    Henry Brown doesn't know how old he is. Nobody keeps records of slaves' birthdays. All the time he dreams about freedom, but that dream seems farther away than ever when he is torn from his family and put to work in a warehouse. When Henry grows up and marries, he is again devastated when his family is sold at the slave market. Then one day, as he lifts a crate at the warehouse, he knows exactly what he must do: He will mail himself to the North. After an arduous journey in the crate, Henry finally has a birthday -- his first day of freedom.

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  • Survivors by David Long
    Survivors (English, Hardback) David Long, Kerry Hyndman

    Winner of the Best Book With Facts Blue Peter Book Award 2017 Beautifully presented in a large, hardback format, and fully illustrated in colour throughout, this wonderful anthology is a treat for all the family.

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  • Fairy Ponies by Zanna Davidson
    Fairy Ponies (Paperback) Zanna Davidson, Barbara Bongini

    Pony Island is in danger. The fairy ponies are losing their magic and the Pony Queen's powers are under threat. Can Holly and Puck solve the mystery before it's too late? The Fairy Ponies series is an exciting addition to Usborne Young Reading, introducing children to wonderful, original fiction. Developed in consultation with reading experts.

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  • Girls Only! All About Periods and Growing-Up Stuff by Victoria Parker
    Girls Only! All About Periods and Growing-Up Stuff (English, Paperback) Victoria Parker

    Check out all the facts about periods and growing up with this essential guide for girls only.

    $10.09

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  • Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
    Hidden Figures (English, Hardback) Margot Lee Shetterly, Laura Freeman

    Author Shetterly and illustrator Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black female mathematicians who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers in this adaptation of Shetterly's #1 "New York Times" bestseller--the basis for the Oscar]-nominated film. Full color.r.

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  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
    The Diary of a Young Girl (English, Paperback) Anne Frank

    In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the occupation, went into hiding in an Amsterdam warehouse. Over the next two years Anne describes in her diary the frustrations of living in such close quarters. This title presents her dairy that ends abruptly when, in August 1944, they were all betrayed.

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  • The Railway Children
    The Railway Children (CD-Audio)

    A re-telling of the classic E.Nesbit story for children growing in reading confidence. When their father is accused of spying, Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis' life is changed overnight by their move from London to the countryside. But will their father ever come back?

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  • Beowulf by Rob Lloyd Jones
    Beowulf (Hardback) Rob Lloyd Jones

    The classic story retold as part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme, for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Fearsome monsters stalk the moors of ancient Denmark, murdering anyone they catch. But then a warrior comes from overseas. His name is Beowulf. He kills monsters.

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  • The Secret Garden by Lesley Sims
    The Secret Garden (Hardback) Lesley Sims

    The enchanting classic by Frances Hodgson Burnett retold for children growing in reading confidence and ability. Mary Lennox feels forlorn and lonely in her uncle's gloomy house on the moors. But behind an old ivy-covered wall is a garden, waiting to be discovered...

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  • Fairy Ponies by Zanna Davidson
    Fairy Ponies (Paperback) Zanna Davidson, Barbara Bongini

    Holly is staying with her Great Aunt May when she discovers a tiny pony with shimmering wings. At first, she thinks she must be dreaming, until two fairy ponies visit her one night on an urgent undertaking: Puck the fairy pony has been snatched by the spoiled girl next-door, and the ponies need Holly's help to rescue him.

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  • Black and White by Stella Baggott
    Black and White (English, Hardback) Stella Baggott

    A beautifully illustrated book filled with high-contrast black-and-white images proven to be easy for babies to focus on. Babies will love looking at the animals and hearing their names from the simple labels above. The padded 'soft touch' hardback format make this book an ideal gift for sharing.

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  • Anne Frank by Josephine Poole
    Anne Frank (Paperback) Josephine Poole, Angela Barrett

    Anne Frank's diary telling the story of her years in hiding from the Nazis has affected millions of people. In the first half of the book we meet Anne as a small child growing up with her family in Germany. the German invasion and the gradual isolation, then outright persecution, of the Jewish population which forces the family into hiding;

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